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Schneider Weisse Tap 6 Unser Aventinus | Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH

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Schneider Weisse Tap 6 Unser AventinusSchneider Weisse Tap 6 Unser Aventinus

Brewed by:
Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH

Style: Weizenbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Schneider Aventinus.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-01-2001

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Reviews: 2,117 | Ratings: 4,402
Photo of hoegaardenhero
3.27/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

I don't get the hype. 500ml bought at my local getränkemarkt with a bottled on date of 1 March 16 and a Best Buy of 1 March 17. Poured into a weissbier glass with no head in light cola color; the aroma is actually pretty great -- sweet raisin liqueur with a warm yeasty breasy base; taste is on the weak side with a but of peppery/Christmassy spice along with some raisin, brandy, and water -- a disappointment after the smell; med body with med cloy and pretty aggressive carb - fine; overall an ok example of the style but not a great beer imo

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Photo of kitch
4.29/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

As Schneider Weisse Tap 6 Mein Aventinus. A 500ml bottle with a best before date of 19th May 2017 and poured into a Riedel weizen glass.

Appearance: It poured a slightly cloudy dark amber brown colour with a big four finger white head that dissipated slowly to a nice thin creamy cap and left nice lacing.

Aroma: Biscuit malt, wheat, banana and clove.

Taste: Banana bread, brown sugar, clove with a touch of plum, caramel and apple skin.

Mouthfeel: Creamy, medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

Overall: Very nice and easy to drink which is great since I can now (finally) get this regularly.

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Photo of seedyone
4.68/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

From bottle at home. Pours a slightly hazy brown with a rich, almost pure white head. Dissipates quickly to a vague lacing. The sweetness & malt dominate the aroma & the taste. Very smooth with a rich mouth-feel. Afterglow is slightly sweet, slightly caramel, w/some banana. It's very apparent why this stuff has been around so long. It must have made a few cold night very bearable.

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Photo of AZBeerDude72
4.53/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Deep amber brown with good foam and lacing. Smells sweet, like some banana, mango and citrus with a little floral note. Taste is awesome, gentile mix of fruit with a bread like feel and nice floral notes mixed in. The finish is a little dry with notes of banana and a mild malt. Overall a very very good beer, this is my first try and I have to say I will be back for more.

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Photo of JordonHoltzman
4.07/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bought this bottle to change it up a bit, and I'm glad I did.
Poured into a stemmed glass, the body is a ruby red/brown, slight haze from yeast i imagine. great cream head that slowly fades to a film, the ring remains strong throughout. Not much lacing to speak of.
aroma is loads of clove, and it's quite nice. sweet but not cloying. it's got some herbal qualities, and what i associate as classic European hops. slight caramel.
This really is a beautifully made beer. the taste matches the aroma, leans sweet but not too much. nicely carbonated, and has a medium +, silky mouthfeel.
Really glad i bought this to explore a new style, something i rarely do,

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Photo of rodbeermunch
2.48/5  rDev -42.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Very dark brown pour, but not overly thick. Cola head, 1/3". A bunch of alcohol in the nose. A lot of dark fruit, overripe pruno notes.

Taste is more alcohol heat, brown malt, prunes, figs, cabernet, raisins, dates. Why the hell do people like this? I guess there is some crossover for quads and bocks.

There's some banana and dark wheat feels. A little bit of smoke. Just not my jam.

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Photo of thomasdidymus55
4.47/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L....brownish...half finger head...nice sticky lace...heavy carbonation.
T....Quite Marvelous...1st taste out of the stein was molasses like grammas cookies..sweet...hint of anise...roasted malts...coffee...bananas...bready...blended nicely with the alcohol.
F....smooth...slick...creamy...nicely carbonated...maybe just a hint of too much candy store.
O....very well crafty beer..too many and you might get spoiled from your regular brewsky. I prefer the tap 7 but this beer is a head to toe experience.

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Photo of Brewxer
4.37/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Excellent taste and smell, think I would prefer a bit less carbonation but really, what the hell do I know... this is a great beer, no need to nit pick

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Photo of nozzle420
4.51/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Weiss bier with testicles. I am not typically a weiss bier fan. This pours murky brown with
almost no head that dissipates rapidly. Typical weiss bier aroma but flavor is excellent and
drinkable. Surprising that 8.2 ABV is not noticeable. I could shotgun these on a hot day.
The Germans know what they are doing.

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Photo of MaltyPythonsHopCircus
4.6/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a medium brown with a lively but quickly diminishing tan head. Aroma is a very subtle light banana, dried fruit and brown sugar with a hint of clove. Flavour is complex with brown sugar, banana and slight clove spiciness. The alcohol warms but is not very detectable in the aroma or flavour. Some rustic woodiness in a semi dry finish. Excellent

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Photo of BloodSoakedAleMug
4.67/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Look: Pours a mahogany brown hue with a one finger, tan head that fizzles away almost immediately leaving no lacing.

Aroma: Surprisingly tame. I'm getting star anise, toffee, fudge, mild light roast coffee and plums. Notes of vanilla, bananas and cloves.

Taste: Sweet notes of candied apples, chocolate covered raisins and red figs upfront. A gentle caramel and crème brûlée flavor unfolds midpalate, followed by spicy yet restrained notes of rye bread, banana pudding, saltwater taffy and cloves. The entire tasting experience is blanketed by a dry, floral, woody, and slightly alcoholic taste akin to rosewater.

Feel: Light and crisp. Lager like but with noticeably more alcohol. Leans towards the sweet side of the beer spectrum, while still maintaining some balance.

Overall: I don't know what to say about this one besides that it's extremely delicious and well crafted. If you consider yourself a craft beer geek, this is one to add to your bucket list if you haven't had it already.

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Photo of PhillyB
4.12/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look: Pours as hazy brown with a bubbly light tan head that dissipates. Turns into a much darker mahogany as it sits.

Smell: Misleadingly light. Hints of banana bread, the kind with walnuts on it.

Taste: Full flavored, again with the banana bread but with the addition of a slightly bitter/sour note. Malty finish.

Feel: Full bodied, quite creamy with a little bite throughout.

Overall: I paid somewhere in the neighborhood of $4 for a bottle, and I'd be hard pressed to find something as good for the same money. This beer makes me proud to be at least part German!

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Photo of Czequershuus
4.09/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This beer pours a very cloudy brown with a medium sized head. The aroma starts with spicy characteristics of clove and nutmeg, as well as something like wet wood. There is also some dark fruit, prunes, dates, died blueberries, cranberries, and something nutty as well, like spiced pecans. The flavor begins with nutmeg and pecans, then some overripe bana and prune, finishing soft and woody. The mouthfeel is full and very creamy. Overall this is a very nice beer, complex and solid. A nice German match to Belgian styles.

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Photo of adamhdg
3.93/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Obviously, the novice will be obvious as I know most love this beer. However, it poured a tea colored brown with no head. Smell is malty and bready sweet. The taste is of molasses bread with spiced undertones. It is heavily carbonated and reminded me of a soda. I enjoyed drinking it because it was so far removed from the other beers I've drank, but I wouldn't necessarily return to it.

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Photo of LAp
4.21/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

1 pint 0.9oz bottle poured into a tulip. Pours a muddy chocolate brown with a off-white half finger head. Nose is wheat, burnt sugar, and molasses. Taste follows the palate, with the same dark sugar notes, alongside hints of clove and cardamon (though much less so that in other German wheat beers). Mouthfeel is medium/medium-thick. Overall, an exceptional beer, and a style that is not often found anymore in the states. Excellent.

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Photo of Ri0
4.71/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured 500ml into Weizen glass. Almost coffee like brown with similar clarity and a two finger off-white head with decent retention and great lacing. Sweet malty aroma, bready with hints of banana, cloves, chocolate, dark fruits, brown sugar, and caramel. The taste is rich and bold with hefty amounts of malt, sweet brown bread. banana, plums, caramel, cloves, tobacco, chocolate, anise, apple skin, and some nice subtle citrus hop notes. The mouthfeel is thick and chewy with prickly carbonation and a creamy finish. Absolute joy to drink on any given day of the year.

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Photo of zeppedled
4.76/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Hands down, one of the best I have had! Mellow and subtle hints of a dunkle and a hefe with the rich body of a doppelbock. Amazing that this is brewed as an ale! Little head when poured into a glass, but the color makes up for it. A nice milk chocolate color with a mild aroma. I do not know what else to say but try one!

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Photo of MAFC_Trainer
4.89/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

L - 4.25 small khaki head with light brown almost red tint to the body
S - 5 as I poured this beer the aroma was intense. Plum, raisin, blueberry, banana
T - 4.75 extremely similar to the smell. The fruit flavor is intense. Delicious beer. Idk how they can get all those flavor into a beer. Like no other Dopplebock I've ever had
F - 4.5 super smooth, slight carbonation, silky, creamy
O - 4.75 easily the best Dopplebock over ever had. Jammed packed full of flavor. Great beer, I could drink servers of these!

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Photo of Guppy314
4.3/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Well chilled in a pint bottle. Pours a dark caramel color and really rich cardamom aroma (spicy). The flavor is malt forward with considerable carbonation and a sharpness that I associate with wheat beers (as opposed to a hopsy bitterness). There is a full mouth feel. While I definitely feel I got my monies worth, I don't see wanting to drink this all night.

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Photo of majorbase2
4.48/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Pours a dark brown color with a good sized foam head that dissipates quickly. Leaves a thin, bubbly head with no lacing. Lots of chunkies at the bottom.

Alcohol comes through strong in the aroma. Fig, grape and cherry come through as well. Lightly roasted malts.

Taste is very similar to the nose. Masterfully executed. Fig, cherry and prune are strong here, with presence of banana in the background. Licorice. Very pleasant dark fruit notes linger heavily on the tongue, pairing very nicely with the moderately high alcohol.

Medium bodied. Doesn't end up with as much bite from the alcohol as the aroma suggested. Very easy drinker for the flavor profile and ABV; quite unique in that sense. I easily downed this, and could go for another.

Truly sensational beer. A must try.

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Photo of Bierliebhaber3
4.68/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This wheat dopplebock, or weizenbock, pours a dark brown opaque color with a thick foamy tan head that quickly dissipates. The scent is very malty and of wheat. The taste is very much of biscuity malts, with some caramel notes, and also there is a strong wheat flavor that I’m more used to experiencing with a much lighter beer. There is hardly any hop character to speak of. The alcohol flavor is amazingly mild also considering that this is a 8.2% beer, though as it warms up you taste it more. There is a full, creamy body, but the finish is very nice and crisp, which is very surprising considering the style and the darkness of this beer. This is a really different than a traditional dopplebock at least compared to what I’ve tried, but it’s really amazing. It has more in common with a dunkelweizen, but is heartier. This would be a nice beer to have with some good German sausage on a crisp fall day. This is really an amazing beer.

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Photo of captaincoffee
4.27/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a slightly muddy brown, a but lighter/clearer than expected, with medium head and just spots of lacing. Nose is WOW, packed with fruity yeast esters...exactly what you would want in this kind of beer. Taste has banana, dough, spice...again pretty much what you would want. Only gripe is the mouthfeel is a bit harsh/course. Overall, great.

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Photo of microbrewlover
4.85/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This brew pours a dark brown with red highlights when held up to the light. There is a very fluffy white head most of which sticks around until the end; little lacing.

The smell is full of sweetness; sweet malts, candy, bubble gum, wheat, black cherry and molasses.

The taste follows the nose with with lots of sweet malts, candy, bubblegum, plum, molasses and wheat all blended together very well. This beer is pure sweetness. A malt bomb. The feel is slightly oily on the finish. No booze leaks through into the finish. Recommend you try it.

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Photo of chicagobeerguy
4.3/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

L: Dark dark brown, lingering head, small bubbles
S: Banana, bubble gum, malty, sweet, bready, yeasty
T: Typical banana, bready, soft flavor, ends with a more sweet malty banana skin finish
F: Smooth, soft, slightly higher than medium carbonation, very consistent, coats the mouth well, very nice
O: Delicious beer that is very dangerous, 8.2% it goes down like water, definitely worth a try and would be even better with a Rinderbraten.

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Photo of Dinglehacker
4.32/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured often and gladly into a flute glass. Fizzy saltwater bubbles away to murky amber.

Sweet nose, dark grain, malty goodness, red licorice.

Taste is similar, mulchy flavor in an almost chocolatey way, dark oats, some banana, light grape

Sharp mouth, leaves the mouth busy warm with alcohol

A rich, savory delight. Good color, good flavor, For fans of Dunkelweizen, Dunkel lager, Eisbock, oud bruin, flanders red ale, doppelbock, and, of course weizenbock. Drink slow. Savor this king.

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